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PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain.
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Accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain

Achieves 100% renewable electricity in U.S.; Advances global progress with plans to fully transition direct electricity needs to renewable sources in Mexico and Australia by end of 2021

WFB (Bus), Anyone? T‑Mobile Turns Red Rose Transit Buses into Free Wi‑Fi Hubs for Lancaster, PA Riders

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What’s the news: Free mobile Wi-Fi service from T-Mobile is now available on Red Rose Transit buses in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Why it matters:  Delivering free mobile Wi-Fi- access on city buses makes Lancaster a more connected city, improving the commuter experience for thousands of riders and it will help make Lancaster a more connected city

Who it’s for:  Everyone who rides Red Rose Transit Authority

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What’s the news: Free mobile Wi-Fi service from T-Mobile is now available on Red Rose Transit buses in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Why it matters:  Delivering free mobile Wi-Fi- access on city buses makes Lancaster a more connected city, improving the commuter experience for thousands of riders and it will help make Lancaster a more connected city

Who it’s for:  Everyone who rides Red Rose Transit Authority

Bridgestone Leverages Big Data to Implement Optimal Plantation for Higher Yield in Para Rubber Tree Farms

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  • This development contributes to the sustainable supply of natural rubber.
  • The enhanced system utilizes Para rubber tree plantation that utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at rubber farms. 
  • The new system seeks an optimal tree planting plan over more than 30 years, which improves and stabilizes the plantation yield. 
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  • This development contributes to the sustainable supply of natural rubber.
  • The enhanced system utilizes Para rubber tree plantation that utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at rubber farms. 
  • The new system seeks an optimal tree planting plan over more than 30 years, which improves and stabilizes the plantation yield. 

Black & Veatch Sells Data Analytics Solutions Leader Atonix Digital™

Atonix Digital to focus on resource intensive clients seeking operational efficiency through data driven intelligence
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As demand for innovative, scalable asset performance management (APM) platforms rises, Black & Veatch has sold Atonix Digital™ LLC, a software company focused on operational intelligence  for resource intensive industries to the management team of Atonix Digital. The sale, three years after the launch of Atonix Digital as a wholly owned subsidiary, will enhance the software company’s flexibility and further accelerate its growth opportunities in serving the expanding digital infrastructure economy.  

Black & Veatch Joins Hydrogen Council, Reflecting Commitment to Hydrogen as a Zero-Carbon Solution

Global engineering leader joins CEO-led initiative that aims to make hydrogen a core component of a zero-carbon global economy
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting its ongoing commitment to global decarbonization and further advancing efforts to create a more balanced energy portfolio, Black & Veatch announces that it has joined the Hydrogen Council, “a global initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.”

Technology Predictions from an Electronic Design and Test Thinktank

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In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic. This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved. Keysight executives comment on the shape-shifting business operations and technology trends that are unfolding through the lens of the pandemic, the effects of which will continue to have lasting effects on organizations and society.

Cummins INC. and Purdue University Pilot a Game-Changing Digital Workforce Development Program: Indiana Digital Crossroads

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Indianapolis, Ind., January 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Purdue University are partnering on a pilot workforce development program, Indiana Digital Crossroads, as an initiative to address regional workforce challenges in technology-based fields.

The program – initially piloted in early 2020 – allows Purdue to employ some of its top data science students as a consulting team. The students work under contract on data-intensive projects for companies that then benefit from the students’ fresh, creative approaches. 

Composites and the Pandemic: How Material Conversion Helps Us Move Forward

by Marcio A. Sandri - President, Composites at Owens Corning
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I don’t remember in my lifetime a year of change that compares with 2020. It is impacting every aspect of our daily lives – work, play, health, social interaction, economics, travel and tourism, politics, racial and social unrest.

For many, life and business have been turned upside down, which demands of leaders a clearly defined path forward framed by the new reality, promising drivers and trends, new technologies/approaches, and sustainability. 

Cold Chain Logistics Deliver Medical Innovations

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Many healthcare products are derived from biologic products or other components that make them highly susceptible to damage from heat, not to mention light exposure and unsafe handling. In recent decades, significant advances in cell therapy, tissue-based products, transplant medicine and biopharmaceuticals have created new treatment alternatives for patients, but ensuring they reach those patients in a viable state demands innovation in cold chain systems.

Tennessee DOT Completes State's Largest Highway Project

WSP USA served as lead designer for the recently completed reconstruction of Interstate 440, a major Nashville highway.
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The highway that has provided a critical southern loop around the city of Nashville for more than three decades has been given a significant upgrade that will provide motorists with a roadway that is safer and faster to travel.

The $154.8 million reconstruction of Interstate 440 (I-440), between Interstate 40 and Interstate 24 in Davidson County, is the single largest transportation project in the history of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).

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